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How many 140's can you have?
Never looked behind it, but I assume one. You can fit two 120s.
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Hey, I am not on the list. I posted a pic a few pages back.
Thanks.
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Looking to be joining this club here in a few months, right now this is what I've selected for my build:

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=23798388

The two extra case fans will be used in the side and top fan mounts. Also, I don't feel comfortable with the current crop of consumer SSD's so I will be running the two RE4's in a RAID 0 array. This build will be used for gaming (Eve, Skyrim, BF3, COH) and studying (GNS3, VMware Workstation) as well as media serving to other devices on my LAN
    
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post #894 of 7108
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It all depends on your needs. The fact that it's mATX shouldn't necessarily stand in your way. The only real downside to its mATX'ness is the relative lack of expansion slots. If you're a person who likes to fill up all 6 slots on a normal board, you'll find yourself SOL quickly. On the other hand, if you're like me and use two slots max and the others always sit empty, you might be in good shape.

Take a look at a list of the board's features. Read the reviews. See if it has everything you need and, if it does, then YES BUY IT.
I just plan to game, basically with a GTX 580 and a pair of hard drives. I doubt I would have much more, I was just thinking the 650D deserves a full sized motherboard
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Baby steps here. Still looks a fair bit different then it will when I'm ready to boot. I still have to wire it all up. It's going to be very tight I can tell you that.

Here it is as it stands now. I also have to actually mount the pump/res still.
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post #896 of 7108
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Hey, I am not on the list. I posted a pic a few pages back.
Thanks.
Added, sorry.
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post #897 of 7108
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I just plan to game, basically with a GTX 580 and a pair of hard drives. I doubt I would have much more, I was just thinking the 650D deserves a full sized motherboard
I have my Gene in a P180, which is by no means a mATX case.

As I said, size shouldn't be the dictating factor. Features should be. It's a board that's relatively loaded with features, despite its small form factor. The only real issue is the small number of expansion slots. But if it does everything you would need it to do, then why not?

I found it quite helpful to have the small board in my case. It made it easier to organize the cables neatly and left a lot more space than my previous full ATX board allowed.
Edited by RussellG - 7/23/11 at 3:24pm
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Looking pretty sweet there Ovlazek !

But am I wrong or do I see NO Room for Drive bays ? where's the HDD/SSD and Optical Drive ?

Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 7/23/11 at 3:26pm
   
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Looking to be joining this club here in a few months, right now this is what I've selected for my build:

http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=23798388
Are you in USA? I'm in Canada. I took a look and was able to get better price on most items, thanks to Price Match that NCIX does. I was able to get faster memory for a lower price, looks below. For PS, I got an HX at 109 instead of TX. Modular was a plus to me.

The video card is a plain 560, right? You can get a 560 Ti for that price.
Edited by Rhialto - 7/23/11 at 3:53pm
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Looking pretty sweet there Ovlazek !

But am I wrong or do I see NO Room for Drive bays ? where's the HDD/SSD and Optical Drive ?
I won't be using an optical drive at all. Who needs it in this day and age?

As far as hard drives go, there are two mounts on the floor underneath the gpu for 2.5" drives. One will be an HDD and the other will be an SSD. That comes after the leak test though. I will be taking out the gpu in a few moments to start that. Pretty nervous actually. I have never done this before.
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